Romanian artistic gymnast Iordache becomes world’s all-around vice-champion

Romanian artistic gymnast Iordache becomes world’s all-around vice-champion

Romania’s female artistic gymnast Larisa Iordache has won the silver medal in the all-around event of the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Nanning, China, with 59.765 points (15.066 points in the vault event; 14.866 in the uneven bar event; 15,100 in the beam event and 14.733 in the floor event), after a highly-tensioned competition in which Iordache raised the bar for the routines, which were judged against a new scoring code that will be in place for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games as well. More…